The Permanent Collection at The Art Gallery

The Permanent Collection
The Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection consists of more than 1,500 prints, drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs, and is steadily enriched through significant acquisitions and donations. An excellent resource for teaching and research, The Art Gallery’s collection serves UMD students and faculty, as well as the general public.

If you are a professor or teaching assistant at University of Maryland, College Park and are interested in learning how the Permanent Collection can become an exciting educational tool for your class, please contact The Art Gallery Dat (301)-405-2763 or by email at

To view the works in the collection, please browse here.

A Gallery for the Permanent Collection

The Herman Maril Teaching and Research Gallery offers the unique opportunity for patrons to select and request works from our Permanent Collection to be displayed in the gallery. As a mechanism for researchers, educators, and the general public to encounter works that might influence their own philosophical and visual explorations, this gallery is intended to encourage the relationship between visual and intellectual pursuits. To request works from the collection for display in the Herman Maril Teaching and Research Gallery please browse our collection. One week’s notice is preferable. Special needs or requests can be directed to John Shipman, The Art Gallery’s director, at or (301) 405-1472. The Herman Maril Teaching and Research Gallery is open to the public during our hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday 11 AM to 4 PM, Saturday 1 PM to 4 PM.

Mission Statement
It is the mission of The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland to be a national leader in the exhibition of significant and challenging contemporary art with an emphasis on emerging and mid-career artists, a supporter of new and innovative scholarship, and a vital part of the local and University cultural landscape. Arts program goals include: to educate the university community as well as the general public from the greater Maryland and Washington, DC region on new and innovative scholarship on all art forms from diverse cultures; to play a primary role in the region’s artistic landscape as a venue promoting contemporary art and visual culture; to further distinguish the reputation of the University of Maryland by featuring our permanent art collection for study, research, and exhibition, and offering programming that complements academic objectives; and to provide arts programming and administration training to students through guided experiences in exhibition development and collection management.

Where to Find Us

1202 Art-Sociology Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD, 20742

Hours of operation:
Tuesday – Friday 11AM-4PM
Saturday 1PM-4PM

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